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General Legal Research: Regulations

Information on basic primary and secondary legal sources.

Federal Regulations

The Federal Register is the official daily publication for all final and proposed rules and regulations, notices of Federal agencies, and executive orders and other Presidential documents.  It is published Monday-Friday, except on Federal holidays and is organized chronologically. 

The Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) is an annual publication and it includes all of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register.  It is organized into 50 different topical titles, which are updated once per calendar year, on a staggered basis. 

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Pennsylvania Regulations

Pennsylvania administrative regulations are published in the Pennsylvania Code.  The Pennsylvania Code is updated and supplemented weekly by the Pennsylvania Bulletin

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